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Archive | December, 2020

Grant funding opportunity- addressing mental health inequalities in minority ethnic groups

As part of a broader programme of work to try to reduce inequalities, a new grants programme has been launched to fund local third sector social enterprises, community groups, and charities that are supporting local people from minority ethnic groups with their mental health. Addressing Mental Health Inequalities in Minority Ethnic Groups Grants The funding […]

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Right to Remain Toolkit on EEA nationals

New section for EEA nationals, updated in light of the end of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.  This page now looks at applying to the Settled Status scheme if you’re an EEA national and in the UK before 11pm on 31 December 2020. The page has information on Pre-Settled Status, Settled Status, if you’re […]

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Domestic Violence Training for Services

Leeds City Council offer training for organisations working with people who may be at risk of domestic violence. Their training includes information about the following: • Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARAC) • Quality Mark multi-agency and single agency training • Lessons learned from Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHRs) • Sessions for services working with adults […]

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Have you been busy attending meetings during Covid? Claim back the time you spent in them at £35/hr

Thanks to Leeds Comunity Foundation, LMP can now provide back-fill costs to groups and organisations who attend strategic meetings in Leeds, and help to get the voices and opinions of Migrant Communities at the decision making tables – until the end of March 2021 This offer is open to all groups and organisations – all […]

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Home Office Windrush Compensation Scheme Inquiry

The Home Office Windrush Compensation Scheme Inquiry is available to examine the design and implementation of the Windrush Compensation Scheme and the support that is provided to individuals through the ‘Windrush Scheme: support in exceptional circumstances’ policy. It aims to understand whether these schemes are operating effectively for people who apply and whether changes are […]

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Home Office reply to Cllr Blake, 1st December 2020

You’ll remember Cllr Blake’s excellent letter expressing concern over Home Office Evictions during lockdown. Curiously, the Home Office reply does not address any of the particular concerns raised by Cllr Blake directly, and instead restates the Home Office’s current position, before ending on this hopeful note:      “I hope you agree that the best […]

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